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The White Left Needs to Embrace Black Leadership

Barbara Ransby The Nation
While protesters hold up the simple message “Black Lives Matter,” organizers in the Movement for Black Lives make clear that this fight is as much about ending racial capitalism as it is anything else.

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“It’s Time to Engage in as Much Class Struggle as We Can”

Interview with Mark Meinster by Meagan Day Jacobin
The United Electrical workers’ union and the Democratic Socialists of America are teaming up to help nonunion workers organize during the coronavirus crisis. The goal: find workers who are already spoiling for a fight and help them win it.

How America’s Elites Lost Their Grip

Anand Giridharadas TIME MAgazine
Warren, is a beneficiary of the opening Sanders helped carve for capitalist–critical aspirants to America’s top office. She and Sanders, both enemies of Big Business, are among the top candidates shows how much the politics of capitalism has changed

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2019 Year in Review: Workers Strike Back

Joe DeManuelle-Hall, Dan DiMaggio Labor Notes
But workers across the country rose to the occasion, making 2019 one of the most exciting years for the labor movement in recent memory.

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Building America

William P. Jones The Nation
This new book offers a history and analysis of the contributions of black workers to our society. It shows just how key a knowledge of black workers' history is to an understanding the working class's fortunes and history overall.
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